Adventuring: A Travelblogue with Photos

Saturday, December 2, 2017

New photos of an old trip

Several years ago I made some driving trips across Western Canada. These photos are of the portion of one trip to Banff in the Canadian Rockies west of Calgary. https://www.flickr.com/gp/therovingeye/gW2v97 Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Past travels: Unique Singapore

Once again, having stayed home since the Seattle trip, we will go back a few years to my Singapore trip, a month hanging with Marika and Oliver in their first overseas move. Some cities are noted for having lovely gardens in them. Singapore is more like a garden with a city in it. It is also super-... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 3, 2017

journeys to the past

I haven't added anything here since August, so I figure it's time to pull something from the bazillions of images I have stored in Flickr. This is my most recent vist to Walley Abbey, from my visit this past January. If you are inclined to play judge, feedback would be more than welcome, as I am... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Seattle in Summer

It has such a reputation for being one of the nation's most dismal and rainy places... but in fact, in the thirty+ years of my experience here, it is those drear and rainy days and weeks that pay for the rich, lush greens of summer. In fact, summer in the Puget Sound area can be positively idyllic,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

so many photos...!

The more I look at the photos in the contest (see previous post) the more I pin down the things I know, or think I know, about photography. Every really good photo needs a few specific things: subject, composition, focus, and lighting are the technical issues, but a really great photo also has to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

It's Amazing Out There!

http://bit.ly/2vajGGc Here is the first of several entries I have made to this contest: https://weather.com/photos/contest?cm_ven=SP_ToyotaPC_FBPaid_7102017_1 It takes a long time to peruse the gallery, and I have not yet found the others I've posted. However, there are a lot of beautiful shots... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Pike's Peak evening...

https://www.flickr.com/gp/therovingeye/S2Hkx7 and if you keep on down the stream, you'll come to the new hat I just finished for Elsa, though not actually on Elsa... and the frost-blighted leaves of the big maple off my deck. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

more from the photo archives...

If you love rosy, stormy clouds, this one's for you! https://www.flickr.com/gp/therovingeye/9G4f21 Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 14, 2017

San Diego downtown architecture

An amble around downtown San Diego... I learned to look up years ago during my month in Italy, and to appreciate all the wonderful details that embellished fine architecture before the era of shiny chrome and plate glass walls. https://www.flickr.com/gp/therovingeye/8iHT9p Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

San Diego trees

On the walk back into town, away from Balboa Park, I found this wonderful grove of twisty, ropy old trees--junipers, I think, that have a habit of going this way. https://www.flickr.com/gp/therovingeye/Bti14i Sign in to see full entry.

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